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learned that the obama administration was warned in september that the obamacare website wasn't ready to go live. in this report for the previous month transmitted to the government by one of the contractors, cgi. >> reporter:the report gave "the highest priority" to things in plain language like "we dont have access to monitoring tools" "not enough time in schedule to conduct adequate performance testing"and "hub services are intermittently the 'site's not working sometimes'. >> reporter:cgi saying back in september place to alert whenever the hub goes down. >> reporter:back on capitol hill on tuesday the head of cms, the centers for medicare and medicaid services, responsible for the big fail on the launch of the web site kicked off her testimony before the house ways and means committee by saying she's sorry. >>"we know that consumers are eager to purchase this coverage andto the millions of americans who have attempted to use to shop and enroll in healthcare coverage, i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should." >>
the obamacare web site's poor performance had nothing to do with her unwillingness to share enrollment figures. >> we will not have that until mid-november. we have people who are shopping now. we expect the initial number to be small. >> reporter: how small? tavenner wouldn't say. originally the administration had aimed to enroll half a million people in october alone. committee chairman dave camp. >> it doesn't look like you're even meeting your own projections that you had prepared. >> reporter: tavenner took over the centers for medicare and medicaid eight months ago. >> can i tell you, my stritz frightened. >> reporter: republicans like kevin brady of texas argued her relatively small agency simply was not equipped to implement a huge new law. >> so what i can guarantee is that we have a system that's working. we're going to improve the speed of that system. >> excuse me. >> yes? >> you're saying the system right now is work? >> i'm saying it's working. it's just not working at the speed that we want and at the success rate that we want. >> reporter: tavenner blamed the web site's flaws o
at the center of the troubled obamacare [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> a year ago today, super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions washing homes into the ocean and left neighborhoods underwater. the recovery effort has been ongoing since. we take you to new jersey. >> good morning, kristen. they are still rebuilding at this beach. the boardwalk is new and the sand has been raised to protect the residents. a lost signs of progress but there is still a lot of work to do. a year after super storm sandy's fury along the east coast, signs of recovery. ellis i'll left in the dark if -- for months, re-open. the seaport is back open for business after 85 percent of the businesses were shut. in long beach, a new 2.2-mile ford walk that is supposed to withstand the next storm. >> we have made great problem but that means nothing if you are one of those who is not back if their hope. >> many are still rebuilding, still suffering, sandy cost $65 billion in property damage. only a portion of the $50 billion in federal aid money is happen
apology from the woman in charge of creating the troubled obamacare website. >>> we are already seeing similar conditions as yesterday. but ktvu's rosemary orozco will be here with the changes you could see by the end of the week. >>> and home run king barry bonds making another request regarding his obstruction of justice conviction. [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> happening now -- another check on our top story in santa rosa, the protest is growing against the officer-involved shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. these are live pictures from newschopper2. demonstrators are marching from courthouse square to the sheriff's department. they feel that deputy erick gelhaus was too quick to pull the trigger on lopez one week ago. the boy was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 when he was shot and killed last week. we'll have an update on the protest in our later newscasts. >>> a meeting is scheduled for today to address the moraga orinda district's growing problems. the district failed to put more than $2 million in general fu
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:bias-free review of obamacare? >>"i look forward to the hearing to really get an honest, straight forward assessment of the status of the health care law." >> reporter:or political witch hunt? >>"democrats want to make the affordable care act work. congressional republicans don't." >> reporter:a fresh round of back-and-forth over obamacare, tuesday, as house lawmakers probed, praised or picked it apart. >>"we're barely 4 weeks into this one, and we're already declaring it dead." >>"now we're told everything would be ok very soon. so why should the american people believe you now?" >> reporter:in the hot seat: >> reporter:the woman in charge of the problem- plagued obamacare website. in her testimony. a major mea culpa to the public. >>"i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should." >> reporter:meanwhile: >> reporter:new questions over promises made by obama: >>"if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan" >>"if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor" >> reporter:that's not exactly the case for millions of americans in th
questions congress has for the administration official at the center of the troubled obamacare >>> covering novato, oakland, sunnyvale and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> it was a year ago today that the super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions. sandy left neighborhoods destroyed and washing homes into the ocean. we are joined by a reporter in new jersey. let's begin with progress. a lot of federal money was appropriated but is it getting to those who need it? >> good morning, there are a lot of signs of progress along the east coast. a local newspaper said "ready to move open i that is the message. at this beach, this boardwalk is new and they raised the sand to protect the rising waters but a lot of 9 aid $50 billion which congress passed to get to the residents is not in the hands of the homeowners to construct new homes. $65 billion in damage was allotted and people are talking about red tape and long lines and complicated politicians. there were a lot of chances after katrina and how aid is given out. people are having a difficult time g
into >> michael finney examines health care coverage that some people are already receiving underçw?ht obamacare. >> keeping flame alive. president Ñi i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at and thrive. to those who've been denied ewelcome to covered california. now, you can no longer be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at progress. on this day, sand being taken out of the bay to build a dune on the beach. look at the marshland there in the bay. the roof of a house is a grim reminder of what is lost. not that anyone needs a reminder. some left, most stayed. like chris. this was his house the day of sandy. this is his house now. 12 feet higher. >> majority of the people understand ris
are already receiving underçw?ht obamacare. >> keeping flame alive. president Ñikennedy's arlington president Ñikennedy's arlington you got to love the weekend. it's like everyone came to, "if it's good, let's save it for the weekend." so here's to the kfc ten buck weekend bucket. tepieces, ten bucks. any recipe. just ten bucks every saturday and sunday. today tastes so good. progress. on this day, sand being taken out of the bay to build a dune on the beach. look at the marshland there in the bay. the roof of a house is a grim reminder of what is lost. not that anyone needs a reminder. some left, most stayed. like chris. this was his house the day of sandy. this is his house now. 12 feet higher. >> majority of the people understand risks of living. but you have, that is offset by beautiful sun sets across the bay. sun rises on the ocean z so that is what we deal with. >> that was phil lipoff reporting from new york. >> new informaon now tonight that the obama administration was given warning a month before the launch of its troubled health care web site it was not ready to go live. that is
to answer questions of the faulty rollout of obamacare. >> the investigation into the bizarre disappearance and death of a san francisco hospital patient continues. >> later, oprah's favorite things at a yard sale. it is benefiting a good cause. >> i-80 through berkeley, a crash is causing a big so before the first sneeze help protect with a spray before the first tissue help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol to get 10x more protection with each hand wash and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, go beyond cleaning to help protect your family with lysol. start healthing. >>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> at 6:00, new details on the investigation into the woman found dead at a san francisco hospital. the mystery now surrounding the employee who reported seeing the patient days before the body was discovered. >> the largest city in the bay area wants to crackdown on a growing problem, san jose wants to storm officers from leaving the we police officer after they pay $170,000 to train them. a top member in washington, dc, of the obama ad
of the obamacare website. thanks if joining us on this wednesday. >> first up, we will get you a prehalloween forecast. >> good morning, everyone. live doppler 7 hd shows a lack of radar returns and clouds. we have a few out there with fog in the in the bay. watch out for that. the day planner, the bay is partly cloudy with temperatures at 48. we will be in the upper 50's at noon with high clouds and sun and bright we today. we will top out in the low-to-mid 60's at 4:00 and 57 at 7:00. inland, fog in the north and upper 30's to low 40's in most neighbors and 60 at noon and mid-60's below average this afternoon. dress warmly in the evening. we will drop into the 50's. at the coast, it is dry. a few clouds. it will be 46. mostly sunny in the afternoon, mid-to-upper 60's. enjoy. >> we have heavy remark with berkeley trying to recover at this hour along the east shore freeway with heavy traffic over the altamont pass. focusing on the berkeley drive westbound along 80 through richmond toward emeryville it is 19 miles per hour for a top speed and the usually accident involving five vehicles caused
on the president's current problems. >> reporter: furious friends. worrying revelations. and more obamacare website embarrassment. the obama administration is coping with a comedy of errors that's making the work of s-n-l comedians almost too easy. >> "how it's been crashing and freezing and shutting down and stalling and not working and breaking and sucking.have you tried re- starting your computer?" >> reporter: the message sunday into monday for health-care-dot-gov: "the system is down at the moment". several crashed moments due to a technical malfunction on top of ongoing malfunctions. after hours passed, the white house said: >> "we're glad to see website is up and running, that the issues have been resolved. and we'll obviously continue to work to make improvements to the site." >> reporter: the administation also grappling with fresh revelations from the n-s-a spying scandal. a spanish newspaper reports the n-s-a collected data on 60 million phone calls in spain -- in a 30-day period. the spanish government demands answers,ssador to a meeting. the white house not saying much except: >> "we'r
the option to retreat. >>> the blame game over the obamacare website continues this morning. the woman in charge of that office that created testifies before congress less than an hour from now. as ktvu's chi la campbell reports from the washington, d.c. newsroom, lawmakers want to know when she knew the website was in trouble. kyla? >> reporter: pam, this marks the first time we'll hear from marilyn taviner. she is the administrator for services or cms. now cms is the branch of the health and human services department in charge of creating they brought in contractors to help build the website. those contractors testified before congress last week saying the administration wanted last-minute changes to the contractors say they warned cms of the risks involved with launching the website october 1st. today, lawmakers want to know when she knew these problems existed and why she and other officials at cms decided to have go live anyway. that hearing gets underway in about 45 minutes. i'll be watching live and i'll have highlig
consensus out there that the rollout of obamacare has been a flop and lately top officials involved have been all appearing up on capitol hill. >> we turn now to former san francisco mayor willie brown and our very own phil matier. you know, guys, kathleen sebelius came out and said, i am responsible. but she essentially is taking the hit for the administration. >> she is taking more than the hit. she is taking the full fire squad right now. >> she volunteered. how about that? she walks in and says, hey, nobody else can do anything about it. it's my fault. >> how many times did she apologize? >> at least six times in the first minute. >> i know. she is going for the guinness book of world records. >> no question. >> is she being the fall guy? is she taking the dive for the entire administration? >> what do you mean taking a dive? that's not -- stop. obamacare, affordable care, technological problems associated with this has nothing to do with the quality of the care. >> when you have only two people signing up on day one and according to cbs news 248 by day 2, that is a miserable miserab
nationally with "obamacare" still, moving the penalty deadline back to march 31st is a relief for californians who are on the fence about their healthcare coverage. i just got off the phone with the executive director peter lee. >> this is great, this is very clear for us to be able to do or marketing. and if you want to wait until 2014? you will not get a penalty if you sign between open enrollment. open enrollment. >> from the beginning covered california has had far fewer glitches than the national website, in fact the executive director has been on the phone with the president. >> we've had calls with the president.of millions of americans and we have had talks and he does care a lot about this working because we are changing the lives of millions of americans. >> so far covered california is processing about 125,000 applications. peter lee does say, when covered california did experience initial glitches in the launch, they were fixed in a matter of 48 hours, not weeks. in san francisco, vicki liviakis, kron 4 news. >> otis the season.a chill in the air.and a new flu warn
concerns being raised about the security of obamacare's website-- about how much personal website's database. the republican head of the house intelligence committee says the obamacare website could leave users at risk for identity theft and other cybercrimes. congressman mike rogers says the site is vulnerable to cyberattacks and may need a complete overhaul. >> "they do not have an overarching solid cyber- security plan to prevent the loss of private information. i'm even more concerned today than i was even last week. i know that they've called in another private entity to try to help with the security of it. the problem is they may have to redesign the entire system. the way the system is designed, it is not secure." >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius addressed concerns over cyber threats in a blog post published saturday. she says health-care-dot- gov "doesn't retain or store information" and she called the online marketplace a "model of efficiency and security." >> we will take a quick break. we have the latest on the winds as we take a live look outsid
other restaurants and street vendors. >> memos show that many people trying to sign up for obamacare have faced same saddam hussien lob problems as people using the web site because a trained representative are using the same system. they show applications go through the same portal the web site has been plagued since it launched. obama administration has brought in tech experts to help and promises it will be fixed by the end of the month. >> google executive chairman says wide spread u.s. government spying will be outrageous. he told "wall street journal" google registered complaints with national security agency, president obama and members of congress he is currently in hong kong where he spoke about his company's efforts to increase internet access in north korea. >> we're trying to convince the government to open up to a little bit of the internet torch get started for benefit of the country and benefit of the government and citizens, health of the citizens so, forth. >> he says he's not certain whether efforts had impact on the government . >>> a german magazine is reporting 1
because of the disastrous rollout of obamacare. >> reporter: in prepared testimony, secretary sebelius blamed contractors hired to build the website for the centers for medicare and medicaid services or cms. she says unfortunately a subset of those contracts for have not met expectations. >> do you swear that the testimony you are -- >> reporter: but in testimony last week, those contractors said the real problem was with cms, which demanded last-minute changes and did not allow enough time to fully test the website. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: marilyn taviner, the head of cms, says fixes since the launch have improved the website. >> you're saying the system right now is working? >> it's working, just not at the speed we want and at the success rate we wanted. >> reporter: contractors say they warned the obama administration about the glitches weeks before the launch. members of congress say they want to know when sebelius first learned of the problems and who did she tell. susan mcginnis, cbs news, wa
in jeopardy. why millions of americans will find their health insurance canceled because of obamacare. >>> and doing what no server has done before. look at this big news about surfing a really big wave. new world record set in europe. >>> we have some live pictures here from newschopper2 above the danville area. slow southbound traffic on 280. we'll tell you why -- next. ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon and melting cheese plus fries and a drink for just $4.99. but this isn't a dream. it's just a video from my last birthday party. >>> a vuferrer may have ridden the biggest wave of all time in portugal. can you imagine in he went to portugal to break the guinness world record for the biggest wave ever surf. a man from hawaii right now holds the crew. a crew took pictures of his ride. they hope it will break the record. in 2001, he rode a 72-foot wave at mavericks. >>> off the coast of portugal yesterday, another surfer had to be rescued. a brazilian surfer knocked uncons
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